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much lessLet alone; to say nothing of.Rate it:

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could care lessLacking interest; having apathy towards.Rate it:

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freedom lessFree from freedomRate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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more haste, less speedWhen we are in a hurry, we often end up completing our task slower.Rate it:

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more or lessapproximatelyRate it:

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a bit muchMore than is reasonable.Rate it:

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so much asEven; suggests a minimum, especially regarding what might be expected.Rate it:

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so much forAn expression of disregard, or resignation; something said upon giving up, quitting, or disposing of something.Rate it:

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too much bed makes a dull headToo much inactivity makes one less mentally acute.Rate it:

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as muchLikewise, similarly, in a similar manner.Rate it:

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as muchAlmost, very nearly.Rate it:

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as muchAn emphatic, emphasizing smallness.Rate it:

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as muchUsed other than as an idiom: see as, much.Rate it:

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as much use as a chocolate fireguardUseless; pointless.Rate it:

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as much use as a chocolate teapotThoroughly useless.Rate it:

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much ado about nothingA lot of fuss about something trivial.Rate it:

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much of a muchnessOf two or more things, having little difference of any significance between them.Rate it:

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not much of anythingVery little; not a lot.Rate it:

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protest too muchTo insist so passionately about something not being true that people suspect the opposite of what one is saying.Rate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.Rate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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as if there were no tomorrowto an excessive degree, desperately, very quickly or very muchRate it:

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as the next guyTo a reasonable degree; as much as a typical person or man.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause to become less agitated.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfShe had far too much to drink and made an exhibition of herself by flirting with everyone.Rate it:

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no brainerSomething that supposedly doesn’t take much intellectual thought. Whoever says that something is a no brainer is usually the one with no brains.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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raw dealA situation in which a person is taken advantage of or treated unfairly; a situation in which a person is led to expect something, but receives nothing or much less than expected.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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cool downTo become less agitated.Rate it:

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die downTo become less virulent.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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back offTo become less aggressive, particularly when one had appeared committed to act.Rate it:

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go byTo pass, to go past, without much interaction.Rate it:

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hammer outTo come to an agreement after much arguing.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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round upTo the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.Rate it:

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johned upTo write or say something that doesn't make much sense to other people; inside joke.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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bash outTo write something very quickly, without much thought.Rate it:

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esagerazioneMore than is reasonable; a bit too much.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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go offTo like less.Rate it:

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tone downTo relax; to make quieter or less obtrusive; to make milder.Rate it:

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veg outTo relax by not moving much.Rate it:

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baby bluesPeriod and feeling of depressiveness after giving birth; a less severe form of postnatal depression.Rate it:

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back downTo take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.Rate it:

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one who hesitates is lostA person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity.Rate it:

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